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Habits of Healthy Eaters: Organize the Fridge and Freezer

Having trouble getting a healthy dinner on the table each night? In two NEW videos, Chef Meg helps you make healthy cooking easier.
Posted 6/8/2010  10:01:00 AM By: Meg Galvin : 92 comments   26,808 views
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Banish Bland Food and Learn to Store Your Herbs and Spices

Chef Meg shares her secrets for adding flavor without fat, sugar, or salt in this NEW video!
Posted 5/4/2010  10:25:13 AM By: Meg Galvin : 83 comments   13,870 views
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Fitness Defined: Concentric and Eccentric Contractions (and Why It Matters)

Learn how to build more strength and get better results from your weight training without spending more time in the gym.
Posted 2/26/2010  10:19:33 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 81 comments   167,069 views
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4 Workouts for People with Limited Mobility

From chair workouts to cardio cleaning, there are plenty of ways to get stronger--even if you can't stand or walk. Get tips from a member who has lost more than 100 pounds.
Posted 2/17/2010  12:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 221 comments   227,631 views
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Make Your Meals Do the Work: Cook Once, Eat for Days

Chef Meg turns one recipe into a few days of meals!
Posted 1/26/2010  10:24:12 AM By: Meg Galvin : 90 comments   68,568 views
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7 Healthy Holiday Tips from Dr. Oz

We recently sat in on a conference call with health expert Dr. Mehmet Oz, who shared with us some great tips on staying healthy throughout the holiday season.
Posted 12/15/2009  10:09:34 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 72 comments   23,857 views
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One Surefire Way to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

The secret to preventing winter weight gain is simpler than you may think!
Posted 12/11/2009  7:28:07 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 206 comments   39,257 views
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4 Ways a Famous Food Critic Maintains His Physique

How do you stay trim when eating is your job? Here are four strategies we could all use!
Posted 12/2/2009  3:06:58 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 133 comments   21,318 views
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10 Sneaky Ways to Get Fit and HealthyŚWithout Really Trying

The "stealth health" movement aims to help people sneak fitness, nutrition and healthy living into their busy days. Here are 10 effortless ways you can do exactly that!
Posted 9/23/2009  7:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 231 comments   289,041 views
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Play Your Power Song to Go the Extra Mile

A power song can help you keep going when the going gets tough. Find out which song motivates Coach Nicole to push farther--and how it can help you, too.
Posted 9/9/2009  11:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 138 comments   41,180 views
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11 Tips to Help You Feel at Ease at Your First Yoga Class

You've summoned the courage to try something new--yoga. But you're worried about making a faux pas in class. Here's what to expect when you unroll your mat.
Posted 9/1/2009  1:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 81 comments   89,862 views
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Your Summer Party Survival Guide

Today is Canada Day and Fourth of July is Saturday, which means plenty of celebrating across the continent. Find out how to survive your next barbecue or backyard party!
Posted 7/1/2009  2:02:57 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 36 comments   14,498 views
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Video: 5 Stretches Every Walker Should Do

Coach Nicole appeared on FOX recently to demonstrate the must-do stretches for walkers and runners. Check out the video!
Posted 4/29/2009  5:43:20 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 44 comments   13,958 views
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10 Screening Tests Everyone Should Consider

Research has shown that early diagnosis is essential in treating many illnesses. Learn how a few screening tests can help your doctor determine your risk for disease.
Posted 3/18/2009  1:10:07 PM By: Nancy Howard : 80 comments   11,649 views
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10 Requests to Add to Your Dining Repertoire

The author of 'Your Big Fat Boyfriend' shares 10 tips on slimming down your restaurant orders.
Posted 3/4/2009  10:00:54 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 54 comments   5,665 views
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